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Catholic church launches investigation into priests' use of Grindr

Catholic church authorities have ordered a review into the social media access of its priests following allegations that some of the younger men were using Grindr. 257 more words


Can we have a bit of realism about the border, please?

Regular readers of this blog will know that I am one of those rare Irish people – outside Sinn Fein – who thinks quite a lot about the border. 1,281 more words


L.A. Galaxy’s Keane retires from Republic of Ireland duty

Keane will play one more game for the Boys in Green, a friendly vs Oman next week. Ireland will then begin World Cup qualifying without him.


Irish Blog

L.A. Galaxy's Keane retires from Republic of Ireland duty

Robbie Keane is ending a big chapter in his career.

Fear not, Galaxy fans, the 36-year-old living L.A. legend isn’t calling it quits on club soccer, but Keane is done with representing the Republic of Ireland. 86 more words

Major League Soccer

Robbie Keane announces international retirement after 18 legendary years with the Republic of Ireland

Robbie Keane has announced he is bringing the curtain down on an 18-year career with the Republic of Ireland.

The current captain of the Irish team will officially retire from international football after Ireland’s friendly with Oman on August 31. 1,391 more words


Manchester United set to start season without Irishman in their squad for first time in 80 years

Few Manchester United fans were bemoaning Paddy McNair’s move to Sunderland last week but it’s significance runs far deeper than the £5.5m the Black Cats paid for the defender’s services. 223 more words


Blogger racially abused after taking over Ireland Twitter account

A woman was racially abused on Twitter after being selected to run the Ireland account for a week.

Michelle Marie had barely settled into her new role on Monday when the insults began. 438 more words